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Amritsar: Metropolis in Punjab, India
Amritsar, historically also known as Rāmdāspur and colloquially as Ambarsar, is a city in northwestern India which is the administrative headquarters of the Amritsar district and is located in the Majha region of the Indian state of Punjab.


Cops seize heroin worth Rs 37 cr in Amritsar

The police had also arrested one person in connection to the raid.
DNA - Published

He relished Amritsari kulchas, recommended good eateries to Advani

The city of Golden Temple was his 'nanka' (maternal grandparents' home). “He knew all the eating joints in the walled city,” reminisced BJP politician Rajinder Mohan Singh Chhina. Amritsar resident..
IndiaTimes - Published

Arun Jaitley's 'matchless' love for Amritsar and its street food

IndiaTimes - Published

Diocese of Amritsar to visit Valley, will hold meetings with religious heads

IndiaTimes - Published

Canterbury's archbishop Justin Welby to offer peace prayers in Amritsar, but all eyes on Jallianwala Bagh visit

IndiaTimes - Published

Punjab government starts Operation Clean to end drug issue

A team of police officers has been formed to seize drugs in several parts of Ferozepur, Gurdaspur, Mansa, and Amritsar.
DNA - Published

Cops bust Rs 5,000 crore heroin racket with links to Taliban

A 120-day operation by Delhi Police’s special cell has blown the lid off a narcotics cartel controlled by a Taliban leader and his Pakistani counterpart, leading to the biggest ever contraband haul..
IndiaTimes - Published

NCB launches major crackdown against illegal drug operations in Punjab; posts new team in Amritsar

The Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB) has deployed a special team of sleuths in the state to undertake "coordinated" action against the illegal narcotics trade.
DNA - Published

Canadian MP Ruby Sahota seeks direct flight from Vancouver/Toronta to Amritsar

IndiaTimes - Published

Punjab CM rejects Navjot Kaur's claims, says she refused to contest from Amritsar

Earlier, Navjot Kaur had told ANI, "Captain Sahib (Amarinder Singh) and Asha Kumari think Madam Sidhu does not deserve an MP ticket. I was denied the ticket from Amritsar on the ground that I could not..
DNA - Published

Amritsar Lok Sabha constituency: Candidates for 2019 LS poll, past results, all updates

The key contest in Amritsar is going to be held among BJP's Hardeep Singh Puri, who is also serving as Union Minister in Modi cabinet, Congress' Gurjit Singh Aujla and AAP's Kuldeep Singh Dhaliwal.
DNA - Published

BJP has fielded Sikh candidate in Amritsar, will avenge 2014 defeat: Hardeep Puri

Excited about contesting his first election from this holy town, Union minister Hardeep Puri says the BJP will avenge its 2014 defeat as it has fielded a Sikh candidate and there is a "definite..
DNA - Published Also reported by •IndiaTimes

Stop calling Amritsar shrine Golden Temple, says Akal Takht

The direction comes after the National Highways Authority of India put up a signboard of ‘Sunehari Mandir’— a literal translation of Golden Temple — pointing to the shrine. The Akal Takht..
IndiaTimes - Published

Sunny Deol files nomination from Gurdaspur

Actor-turned-politician Sunny Deol on Monday filed his nomination papers as BJP candidate to contest his debut Lok Sabha polls from Gurdaspur, Punjab, against sitting Congress MP and Punjab Congress..
IndiaTimes - Published

BJP fields Shankar Lalwani from Indore in place of Sumitra Mahajan, Hardeep Puri from Amritsar

IndiaTimes - Published

Lok Sabha elections: BJP replaces Sumitra Mahajan with Shankar Lalwani in Indore, fields Hardeep Puri in Amritsar

In its 23rd list of candidates for the ongoing Lok Sabha elections, the BJP declared seven new names, including four for capital Delhi.
DNA - Published

Akalis, Congress in war of words over Rahul's Golden Temple visit

Gandhi, accompanied by Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh, visited the Golden Temple on late on Friday night, soon after his arrival in Amritsar to mark the centenary of the Jallianwala Bagh..
DNA - Published

M Venkaiah Naidu lays wreath at Jallianwala Bagh memorial

Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu visited Jallianwala Bagh in Amritsar Saturday and paid tributes to martyrs on the 100th anniversary of the British colonial era massacre.
IndiaTimes - Published

Hundreds participate in march to commemorate Jallianwala Bagh massacre centenary

Hundreds of people holding candles and the national flag marched through the northern Indian city of Amritsar on Friday, on the eve of the centenary of the colonial-era Jallianwala Bagh massacre that..
Reuters - Published

ISI agent nabbed in Amritsar, booked onder OSA: Police

IndiaTimes - Published

Amritsar ticket for Manmohan Singh? Congress may upset BJP plans

IndiaTimes - Published

8 trains cancelled, 24 diverted as farmers continue protest on Amritsar-Delhi line

IndiaTimes - Published

Pakistan airspace to remain closed indefinitely to both domestic, international flights amid tensions with India

Amid tensions with Pakistan, flight operations across eight airports in India - Amritsar, Pathankot, Srinagar, Jammu, Shimla, Dharamshala, Kullu and Leh - were shut briefly on Wednesday.
Firstpost - Published

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